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I have an older, much older!, Midisoft Play Piano 2.0 software CD. It says it is for Windows 95 or Windows 3.1. I would very much like to get back to learning the piano, but now have Windows 7. Will it work or is there an upgrade available? thank you

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Hey there,
I don't know if there's an upgrade available, but I really doubt you'll be able to run the program under Win7. The easiest way (and it's still not easy) to run older (win 95/98) programs under XP or windows 7, is to install microsoft virtual pc:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/

This will let you install an older version of windows under your current operating system. Its the easiest way i've found of being able to play older games/run older programs.

If this seems like too much of a chore, look for freeware versions of similar programs that will run under Win7. Here's just a few:

http://download.cnet.com/Piano-FX-Studio/3000-2133_4-10394113.html
http://mustech.net/2007/06/12/midipiano-freeware-midi-piano-player-synth-and-more
http://www.pianoeletronico.com.br/index-en.html

Good Hunting

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